Hello to my Boulder County LGBTQ extended family. My name is Brett Kennedy and I am a psychologist who moved to Boulder a few years ago from NYC. The mountains were calling and my husband and I were eager to leave the concrete jungle behind us. Most of our friends and colleagues thought we were crazy to be gay and to leave NYC for a “small town” that doesn’t even have a gay bar! It is easy to take a lot for granted in NYC and it was hard to argue that we would not feel the loss of a large, diverse LGBTQ community that is ripe with resources and services--- but to presume that a communit
Vote by March 31 to make Out Boulder and Boulder Pridefest the best of Boulder.
Take the survey and vote for Out Boulder as the best non-profit (#77). While you are at it, write us in for the best event (#67) for Boulder Pridefest! You don't have to fill out the entire survey. You can skip entries if you wish -- it is extensive! Vote for as many or as few as you want to for best restaurant, hair salon, food truck, music venue, etc, etc. Thank you for your support!
My journey to my trans identity was fraught with self-hatred, doubt, fear, and shame. During that journey, I attended my first Transforming Gender Conference as a male-identified ally of trans* people. It was the first time I had ever thought about my identity critically, and the first time I was exposed to other trans* people in a real way. I saw trans women as murder victims on TV and knew who Chaz Bono was, but beyond that, my trans* knowledge was virtually non-existent.
Mention Out Boulder when buying your tickets at the door on March 7 and you will receive a 10% discount! Queen Christina of Sweden: Follow this ambiguous icon's controversial trail of love, power, and music. While delivering beautiful, rarely-heard music of the baroque period, the concert uses a modern lens to examine a historical figure and raises awareness of the nature of a gender-variant life then and now.
Leslie McCormick presents her second general training of 2015, with two, newly developed levels for this material. Level One is from 10am-noon; Level Two is 1pm-3pm. In the Prairie Rooms at Boulder County Parks and Open Space, 5201 St. Vrain Rd., Longmont. While there is no charge, RSVP two days prior to Leslie McCormick at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303.441.4518. More info
Fat Tuesday may have come and gone, but we still have a Fabulous Friday to Celebrate! Join Prop Gay for Mardi Gras Redux at License No. 1 - bring out your masks, beads, and anything left over from your debaucherous celebration earlier this month. Come out and get your dance on with some tasty drinks!
PROPGAY MARDI GRAS // LICENSE NO. 1 Friday, February 27 // 10pm – 2am License No 1. // 2115 13th St DJ & Music // You Dancing! No Cover other than a smile
Featuring: 4 films from local youth artists Monologues by Ash Beckham's Tuesday Out Youth class Photography from Thursday's Out Youth class
Our youth have been working hard since September to write, film, edit, and produce their own artistic pieces. Each film deals with a different aspect of the LGBTQ teen experience. The night will also feature performances from the monologue Out Youth group who have been working with Ash Beckham and the journalism group who have been producing journalism content.
The Alexander Foundation provides a scholarship every year for the educational needs of gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, and transgender students who are residents of Colorado. Eligible students who are attending or are planning to attend accredited Colorado educations institutions, including private and public universities, colleges, graduate programs, community or junior colleges and vocational/technical programs are encouraged to apply.